referral and consultation

Summary

Summary: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Management of depression in UK general practice in relation to scores on depression severity questionnaires: analysis of medical record data
    Tony Kendrick
    University of Southampton Primary Medical Care Group, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 338:b750. 2009
  2. ncbi Screening for intimate partner violence in health care settings: a randomized trial
    Harriet L MacMillan
    Offord Centre for Child Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Patterson Bldg, 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    JAMA 302:493-501. 2009
  3. pmc Effectiveness of exercise-referral schemes to promote physical activity in adults: systematic review
    Nefyn H Williams
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health School of Medicine, Cardiff University, North Wales Clinical School, Wrecsam
    Br J Gen Pract 57:979-86. 2007
  4. pmc Clinical utility of family history for cancer screening and referral in primary care: a report from the Family Healthware Impact Trial
    Wendy S Rubinstein
    Department of Medicine, Division of Genetics, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Genet Med 13:956-65. 2011
  5. ncbi Effect of cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies on utilization rates: a prospective, controlled study
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, York University, 368 Bethune, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:235-41. 2011
  6. ncbi Socio-economic status and the utilisation of physicians' services: results from the Canadian National Population Health Survey
    S Dunlop
    Pharmacia and Upjohn Pty Limited, Rydalmere, NSW, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 51:123-33. 2000
  7. ncbi Decline in kidney function before and after nephrology referral and the effect on survival in moderate to advanced chronic kidney disease
    Chris Jones
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Medical Statistics, University of Southampton, Level C 805, South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2133-43. 2006
  8. pmc Effect of exercise referral schemes in primary care on physical activity and improving health outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    T G Pavey
    Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
    BMJ 343:d6462. 2011
  9. pmc Case-mix and variation in specialist referrals in general practice
    Caoimhe O Sullivan
    University College London Hospital NHS Trust
    Br J Gen Pract 55:529-33. 2005
  10. ncbi Patient, physician, and community factors affecting referrals to specialists in Ontario, Canada: a population-based, multi-level modelling approach
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Med Care 41:500-11. 2003

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  1. ncbi Management of depression in UK general practice in relation to scores on depression severity questionnaires: analysis of medical record data
    Tony Kendrick
    University of Southampton Primary Medical Care Group, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 338:b750. 2009
    ..To determine if general practitioner rates of antidepressant drug prescribing and referrals to specialist services for depression vary in line with patients' scores on depression severity questionnaires...
  2. ncbi Screening for intimate partner violence in health care settings: a randomized trial
    Harriet L MacMillan
    Offord Centre for Child Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Patterson Bldg, 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    JAMA 302:493-501. 2009
    ..Whether intimate partner violence (IPV) screening reduces violence or improves health outcomes for women is unknown...
  3. pmc Effectiveness of exercise-referral schemes to promote physical activity in adults: systematic review
    Nefyn H Williams
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health School of Medicine, Cardiff University, North Wales Clinical School, Wrecsam
    Br J Gen Pract 57:979-86. 2007
    ..Despite the health benefits of physical activity, most adults do not take the recommended amount of exercise...
  4. pmc Clinical utility of family history for cancer screening and referral in primary care: a report from the Family Healthware Impact Trial
    Wendy S Rubinstein
    Department of Medicine, Division of Genetics, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Genet Med 13:956-65. 2011
    ..To assess the effectiveness of computerized familial risk assessment and tailored messages for identifying individuals for targeted cancer prevention strategies and motivating behavior change...
  5. ncbi Effect of cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies on utilization rates: a prospective, controlled study
    Sherry L Grace
    School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, York University, 368 Bethune, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 171:235-41. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi Socio-economic status and the utilisation of physicians' services: results from the Canadian National Population Health Survey
    S Dunlop
    Pharmacia and Upjohn Pty Limited, Rydalmere, NSW, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 51:123-33. 2000
    ....
  7. ncbi Decline in kidney function before and after nephrology referral and the effect on survival in moderate to advanced chronic kidney disease
    Chris Jones
    Department of Public Health Sciences and Medical Statistics, University of Southampton, Level C 805, South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, UK
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2133-43. 2006
    ..This study investigated the decline in kidney function prior to and following nephrology referral and its association with mortality...
  8. pmc Effect of exercise referral schemes in primary care on physical activity and improving health outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis
    T G Pavey
    Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
    BMJ 343:d6462. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of exercise referral schemes on physical activity and health outcomes. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis...
  9. pmc Case-mix and variation in specialist referrals in general practice
    Caoimhe O Sullivan
    University College London Hospital NHS Trust
    Br J Gen Pract 55:529-33. 2005
    ..The potential of a comprehensive measure of patient morbidity to explain variation in referrals to secondary care has not previously been examined in the UK...
  10. ncbi Patient, physician, and community factors affecting referrals to specialists in Ontario, Canada: a population-based, multi-level modelling approach
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
    Med Care 41:500-11. 2003
    ..This population-based study examines the factors affecting referrals by primary care physicians (PCPs) to specialists...
  11. pmc Delay in diagnosis of lung cancer in general practice
    Marianne Bjerager
    Research Unit and Department for General Practice, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Gen Pract 56:863-8. 2006
    ..The core symptoms of lung cancer, cough and dyspnoea, are on the other hand very common in general practice. This represents a challenge to the diagnostic process and increases the risk of diagnostic delay...
  12. pmc Variations in antibiotic prescribing and consultation rates for acute respiratory infection in UK general practices 1995-2000
    Mark Ashworth
    STaRNet lead general practitioner and honorary senior lecturer, King s College London
    Br J Gen Pract 55:603-8. 2005
    ..Antibiotic prescribing by GPs in the UK has declined since 1995...
  13. ncbi Integrative qualitative communication analysis of consultation and patient and practitioner perspectives: towards a theory of authentic caring in clinical relationships
    Peter Salmon
    University of Liverpool, Division of Clinical Psychology, and Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 82:448-54. 2011
    ..Then we used this method to study how to recognise authentic, caring clinical relationships...
  14. pmc Annual consultation prevalence of regional musculoskeletal problems in primary care: an observational study
    Kelvin P Jordan
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffs ST55BG UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:144. 2010
    ..The objective was to classify musculoskeletal morbidity codes used in routine primary care by body region, and to determine the annual consultation prevalence of regional musculoskeletal problems...
  15. pmc General practitioners' reflections on referring: an asymmetric or non-dialogical process?
    Olav Thorsen
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:241-6. 2012
    ..Identify and describe general practitioners' (GPs') reflections on and attitudes to the referral process and cooperation with hospital specialists...
  16. pmc Improved access to comprehensive emergency obstetric care and its effect on institutional maternal mortality in rural Mali
    Pierre Fournier
    Unité de santé internationale, Centre de Recherche, Centre Hospitalier, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Bull World Health Organ 87:30-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of a national referral system that aims to reduce maternal mortality rates through improving access to and the quality of emergency obstetric care in rural Mali (sub-Saharan Africa)...
  17. pmc Delays in the diagnosis of six cancers: analysis of data from the National Survey of NHS Patients: Cancer
    V L Allgar
    Centre for Research in Primary Care, University of Leeds, 71 75 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9PL, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:1959-70. 2005
    ..Interventions aimed at reducing patient and primary care delays need to be developed and their effect on diagnostic stage and psychological distress evaluated...
  18. pmc Importance of patient pressure and perceived pressure and perceived medical need for investigations, referral, and prescribing in primary care: nested observational study
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:444. 2004
    ..To assess how pressures from patients on doctors in the consultation contribute to referral and investigation...
  19. ncbi Implementation of national diabetes retinal screening programme is associated with a lower proportion of patients referred to ophthalmology
    G P Leese
    Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK
    Diabet Med 22:1112-5. 2005
    ..To examine the impact of a new national retinal screening programme on screening attendance, technical quality of images, and referrals to the ophthalmology clinic...
  20. pmc Identifying sick children requiring referral to hospital in Bangladesh
    H D Kalter
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 75:65-75. 1997
    ..The impact of the IMCI guidelines on children's health and the health care system must be judged in the light of current treatment practices, health outcomes and referral patterns...
  21. ncbi Nephrology visits and health care resource use before and after reporting estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Brenda R Hemmelgarn
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    JAMA 303:1151-8. 2010
    ..Laboratory reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) has been widely implemented, with limited evaluation...
  22. pmc Referral patterns, cancer diagnoses, and waiting times after introduction of two week wait rule for breast cancer: prospective cohort study
    Shelley Potter
    Breast Care Centre, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol
    BMJ 335:288. 2007
    ..To investigate the long term impact of the two week wait rule for breast cancer on referral patterns, cancer diagnoses, and waiting times...
  23. ncbi Barriers to colorectal cancer screening: a comparison of reports from primary care physicians and average-risk adults
    Carrie N Klabunde
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 7344, USA
    Med Care 43:939-44. 2005
    ..Barriers to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening are not well understood...
  24. pmc Weight Watchers on prescription: an observational study of weight change among adults referred to Weight Watchers by the NHS
    Amy L Ahern
    MRC Human Nutrition Research Unit, Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge, CB1 9NL, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:434. 2011
    ..This study is an independent audit of the Weight Watchers NHS Referral scheme and evaluates the weight change of obese and overweight adults referred to Weight Watchers (WW) by the NHS...
  25. ncbi Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (IRIS) of women experiencing domestic violence with a primary care training and support programme: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Gene Feder
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, NIHR English School for Primary care Research, University of Bristol, UK
    Lancet 378:1788-95. 2011
    ..We tested the effectiveness of a programme of training and support in primary health-care practices to increase identification of women experiencing domestic violence and their referral to specialist advocacy services...
  26. pmc Chronic kidney disease care delivered by US family medicine and internal medicine trainees: results from an online survey
    Oliver Lenz
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    BMC Med 4:30. 2006
    ..However, given the high prevalence of CKD, many patients with early CKD are seen by non-nephrologists, who need to be aware of CKD complications, screening methods and treatment goals in order to initiate timely therapy and referral...
  27. ncbi SBIRT in emergency care settings: are we ready to take it to scale?
    Edward Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and the Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:1072-7. 2009
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  28. ncbi The impact of partial biopsy on histopathologic diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma: experience of an Australian tertiary referral service
    Jonathan C Ng
    Department of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 146:234-9. 2010
    ..To compare partial and excisional biopsy techniques in the accuracy of histopathologic diagnosis and microstaging of cutaneous melanoma...
  29. ncbi Factors influencing adherence to referral advice following pre-referral treatment with artesunate suppositories in children in rural Tanzania
    Daudi O Simba
    Department of Community Health, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 14:775-83. 2009
    ..We investigated factors influencing caretakers' adherence to referral advice following pre-referral treatment of their children with rectal artesunate suppositories...
  30. ncbi Direct access to physical therapy in the Netherlands: results from the first year in community-based physical therapy
    Chantal J Leemrijse
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research Allied Health Care NIVEL, PO Box 1568, 3500 BN, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 88:936-46. 2008
    ..In 2006, direct access to physical therapy was introduced in the Netherlands. Before this policy measure, evaluation and treatment by a physical therapist were only possible following referral by a physician...
  31. ncbi Place of death and palliative care following discharge from paediatric intensive care units
    Lorna K Fraser
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:1195-8. 2011
    ..To determine where children die following discharge from paediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in Great Britain and to investigate if this varies by discharge to palliative care...
  32. ncbi Language barriers between nurses and asylum seekers: their impact on symptom reporting and referral
    Alexander Bischoff
    Department of Community Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 57:503-12. 2003
    ..These results suggest the importance of addressing language barriers in primary care centres in order to adequately detect and refer traumatised refugees. To address this problem, the use of professional interpreters is recommended...
  33. ncbi Early nephrologist involvement in hospital-acquired acute kidney injury: a pilot study
    Geetha Balasubramanian
    Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, MO, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:228-34. 2011
    ..The optimal timing of nephrology consultation in patients with hospital-acquired acute kidney injury (AKI) is unknown...
  34. ncbi Preventing delirium in older adults with recent hip fracture through multidisciplinary geriatric consultation
    Mieke Deschodt
    Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:733-9. 2012
    ....
  35. pmc Predialysis nephrology care of older patients approaching end-stage renal disease
    Wolfgang C Winkelmayer
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1371-8. 2011
    ..Little is known about trends in the timing of first nephrology consultation and associated outcomes among older patients initiating dialysis...
  36. ncbi Does predialysis nephrology care influence patient survival after initiation of dialysis?
    Samina S Khan
    Division of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Kidney Int 67:1038-46. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi Comparison of screening and referral strategies for exposure to partner violence
    Joanne Klevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Violence Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Womens Health Issues 22:e45-52. 2012
    ..This study explored the utility of different screening and referral strategies for women exposed to IPV in primary health care...
  38. ncbi Toward shared decision making: using the OPTION scale to analyze resident-patient consultations in family medicine
    Marc André Pellerin
    Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Acad Med 86:1010-8. 2011
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  39. pmc Trends in physician referrals in the United States, 1999-2009
    Michael L Barnett
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:163-70. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to assess changes in the annual rate of referrals to other physicians from physician office visits in the United States from 1999 to 2009...
  40. ncbi The impact of injecting drug use status on hepatitis C-related referral and treatment
    M A Stoové
    Epidemiology Research Unit, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre Inc, 54 62 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:81-6. 2005
    ..IDU status is associated with both referral and treatment. The extension of HCV treatment services to involve GPs and drug and alcohol practitioners should be explored as models to improve access to antiviral therapy...
  41. ncbi Weight outcomes audit for 34,271 adults referred to a primary care/commercial weight management partnership scheme
    R James Stubbs
    Nutrition and Research Department, Slimming World, Alfreton, UK
    Obes Facts 4:113-20. 2011
    ..This project audited rate and extent of weight loss in a primary care/commercial weight management organisation partnership scheme...
  42. pmc Diabetic retinopathy at diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in Scotland
    H C Looker
    Medical Research Institute, University of Dundee, The Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee, DD2 4BF, UK
    Diabetologia 55:2335-42. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus, using Scottish national data...
  43. pmc The Princeton III Consensus recommendations for the management of erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease
    Ajay Nehra
    Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 87:766-78. 2012
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  44. ncbi Parents' accounts of obtaining a diagnosis of childhood cancer
    M Dixon-Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, UK
    Lancet 357:670-4. 2001
    ..However, the process of arriving at a diagnosis of childhood cancer has been neglected in comparison with the attention given to cancers in adults. We investigated parents' narratives about the period before their child's diagnosis...
  45. ncbi Skilled attendance: the key challenges to progress in achieving MDG-5 in north central Nigeria
    Dalyop D Nyango
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Health Unit, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 14:129-38. 2010
    ..Governments and development partners need to address facility and skilled manpower shortages in developing countries to make a modest attempt at meeting the MDG on maternal health...
  46. pmc Monitoring the referral system through benchmarking in rural Niger: an evaluation of the functional relation between health centres and the district hospital
    Paul Bossyns
    Belgian Technical Cooperation, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:51. 2006
    ..The main objective of this study is to establish a benchmark for referral rates in rural Niger so as to allow interpretation of routine referral data to assess the performance of the referral system in Niger...
  47. ncbi Complementary therapies: have they become accepted in general practice?
    M V Pirotta
    Department of General Practice and Public Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic
    Med J Aust 172:105-9. 2000
    ..To describe Victorian general practitioners' attitudes towards and use of a range of complementary therapies...
  48. pmc Reasons for encounter and disease patterns in Danish primary care: changes over 16 years
    Grete Moth
    Research Unit for General Practice, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:70-5. 2012
    ..The aim of the present paper is to gain updated knowledge about patients' reasons for encounter and the GP activities and to make comparisons with a similar study from 1993...
  49. pmc Headache and migraine in primary care: consultation, prescription, and referral rates in a large population
    R Latinovic
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, King s College London, 5 Lambeth Walk, London SE11 6SP, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:385-7. 2006
    ..Headache is the most common new neurological symptom seen by general practitioners and neurologists. This study describes headache consultation, prescription, and referral rates in a large sample of UK general practices...
  50. ncbi Systematizing inpatient referral to cardiac rehabilitation 2010: Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Canadian Cardiovascular Society joint position paper endorsed by the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario
    Sherry L Grace
    York University and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 27:192-9. 2011
    ..This approach should be considered best practice for further investigation...
  51. pmc Low referral completion of rapid diagnostic test-negative patients in community-based treatment of malaria in Sierra Leone
    Anna Thomson
    Division of Global Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Malar J 10:94. 2011
    ..RDT-negative patients and severely ill patients were referred to health facilities. This study sought to determine the referral rate and compliance of patients referred by the CMVs...
  52. ncbi Depression and anxiety in patients repeatedly referred to secondary care with medically unexplained symptoms: a case-control study
    C Burton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Psychol Med 41:555-63. 2011
    ..We also determined the adequacy of treatment received...
  53. ncbi Unmet need for joint replacement: a qualitative investigation of barriers to treatment among individuals with severe pain and disability of the hip and knee
    C Sanders
    Health Economics Research at Manchester HERaM, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Rawnsley Building, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:353-7. 2004
    ..To explore barriers to health-care utilization in respondents with moderate to severe hip/knee symptoms of pain and disability...
  54. ncbi Adherence to pulmonary rehabilitation: A qualitative study
    Elisabeth Arnold
    Physiotherapy Department, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth City Health Care Trust, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3RY, UK
    Respir Med 100:1716-23. 2006
    ..PR has been shown to be an effective non-pharmacological intervention; however uptake and completion of programmes is frequently low...
  55. ncbi Referring TB suspects from private pharmacies to the National Tuberculosis Programme: experiences from two districts in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    K Lonnroth
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:1147-53. 2003
    ..Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
  56. pmc Barriers to successful care for chronic kidney disease
    Oliver Lenz
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    BMC Nephrol 6:11. 2005
    ..However, little is know about how many patients actually achieve these goals in a dedicated clinic for chronic kidney disease...
  57. ncbi Impact of timing of nephrology referral and pre-ESRD care on mortality risk among new ESRD patients in the United States
    Austin G Stack
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Texas Medical School Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:310-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the impact of early nephrology referral and pre-end-stage renal disease (ESRD) care on mortality risk in a national cohort of new patients starting dialysis therapy in 1996 and 1997...
  58. pmc Association of socio-economic status with diabetes prevalence and utilization of diabetes care services
    Doreen M Rabi
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:124. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine whether income is associated with referral to a diabetes centre within a universal health care system...
  59. pmc Practice-based referrals to a tobacco cessation quit line: assessing the impact of comparative feedback vs general reminders
    William C Wadland
    Department of Family Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1313, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:135-42. 2007
    ..We undertook a study to assess the impact of comparative feedback vs general reminders on practice-based referrals to a tobacco cessation quit line and estimated costs for projected quit responses...
  60. pmc Risk factors for hospitalization among community-dwelling primary care older patients: development and validation of a predictive model
    Sharon K Inouye
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 46:726-31. 2008
    ..Unplanned hospitalization often represents a costly and hazardous event for the older population...
  61. pmc Randomised controlled trial comparing cost effectiveness of general practitioners and nurse practitioners in primary care
    P Venning
    University of Manchester School of Primary Care, Rusholme Health Centre, Manchester M14 5NP
    BMJ 320:1048-53. 2000
    ..To compare the cost effectiveness of general practitioners and nurse practitioners as first point of contact in primary care...
  62. pmc Recognising meningococcal disease in primary care: qualitative study of how general practitioners process clinical and contextual information
    S Granier
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King's College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London
    BMJ 316:276-9. 1998
    ....
  63. ncbi The impact of gender dyads on doctor-patient communication: a systematic review
    Harbinder Sandhu
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 76:348-55. 2009
    ..Systematic review of evidence about the impact of gender dyads on clinician-patient communication...
  64. pmc Primary care in the United States: primary care gatekeeping and referrals: effective filter or failed experiment?
    Christopher B Forrest
    Health Services Research and Development Center, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 326:692-5. 2003
  65. pmc Validation of community health workers' assessment of neonatal illness in rural Bangladesh
    Gary L Darmstadt
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 87:12-9. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi The experience of implementing choice at point of referral: a comparison of the Netherlands and England
    Anna Dixon
    The King s Fund, London, UK
    Health Econ Policy Law 5:295-317. 2010
    ..Policy ambitions for patient choice may not be realised if the implementation of the booking system is not carefully designed and evaluated...
  67. ncbi Evaluation of the Washington state screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment project: cost outcomes for Medicaid patients screened in hospital emergency departments
    Sharon Estee
    Research and Data Analysis Division, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Olympia, WA 98504 5204, USA
    Med Care 48:18-24. 2010
    ..We evaluated a screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) program, implemented in 9 hospital emergency departments (ED) in Washington State...
  68. pmc Effectiveness of a time-limited cognitive behavior therapy type intervention among primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Javier I Escobar
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854 5635, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:328-35. 2007
    ..Patients seeking care for medically unexplained physical symptoms pose a major challenge at primary care sites, and there are very few well-accepted and properly evaluated interventions to manage such patients...
  69. ncbi Diagnostic delay in pediatric malignancies--a population-based study
    H Thulesius
    Department of Community Medicine, University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 39:873-6. 2000
    ..Median lag time (parent's + doctor's delay) was 9 weeks for patients with brain tumors and 3 weeks for children with leukemia...
  70. pmc Contribution of patient and physician factors to cardiac rehabilitation enrollment: a prospective multilevel study
    Sherry L Grace
    York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:548-56. 2008
    ..This is due to both health system and patient-level factors; issues that have yet to be investigated concurrently. This study utilized a hierarchical design to examine physician and patient-level factors affecting verified CR enrollment...
  71. ncbi Evaluation of referrals from general practice to a neurological department
    Svein Ivar Bekkelund
    Department of Neurology, Tromsø University Hospital, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Fam Pract 19:297-9. 2002
    ..The presence of neurological deficits as obtained from clinical examination increases the likelihood of detecting serious underlying brain disorders...
  72. pmc Quality at general practice consultations: cross sectional survey
    J G Howie
    Department of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 319:738-43. 1999
    ..To measure quality of care at general practice consultations in diverse geographical areas, and to determine the principal correlates associated with enablement as an outcome measure...
  73. ncbi Diagnostic quality in rural health centres in Burkina Faso
    G Krause
    Institute for Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, og, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 3:100-7. 1998
    ..To study the quality of diagnostic practice in rural Burkina Faso...
  74. pmc Improved access and targeting of musculoskeletal services in northwest Wales: targeted early access to musculoskeletal services (TEAMS) programme
    Peter Maddison
    North West Wales NHS Trust, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor LL57 2PW, Wales
    BMJ 329:1325-7. 2004
    ..At least part of this problem was due to a lack of coordination between the four hospital departments providing musculoskeletal services and the emphasis on district general hospital based rather than community provision...
  75. ncbi Kaqchikel midwives, home births, and emergency obstetric referrals in Guatemala: contextualizing the choice to stay at home
    Nicole S Berry
    School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 323 B Rosenau Hall, CB 7440, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7440, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:1958-69. 2006
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  76. ncbi Physician management preferences for cardiac patients: factors affecting referral to cardiac rehabilitation
    Sherry L Grace
    University Health Network Women s Health Program, Toronto General Hospital
    Can J Cardiol 20:1101-7. 2004
    ..Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is an evidence-based intervention that has been shown to reduce both morbidity and mortality. However, CR is widely underused due to multiple factors, including physician referral practices...
  77. ncbi CKD progression and mortality among older patients with diabetes
    Uptal D Patel
    Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:406-14. 2005
    ..In addition, little is known about patterns of nephrology care in patients with CKD...
  78. pmc How do patients referred to neurologists for headache differ from those managed in primary care?
    Leone Ridsdale
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 57:388-95. 2007
    ..Headache is the neurological symptom most frequently presented to GPs and referred to neurologists, but little is known about how referred patients differ from patients managed by GPs...
  79. ncbi Effect of a decision aid on knowledge and treatment decision making for breast cancer surgery: a randomized trial
    Timothy Whelan
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 292:435-41. 2004
    ..Consequently, the choice of treatment should be based on a patient's preferences...
  80. ncbi Maternity referral systems in developing countries: current knowledge and future research needs
    Susan F Murray
    King s College London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2205-15. 2006
    ..Finally, research is required to determine how and whether a more integrated approach to emergency care systems may benefit women and their communities...
  81. ncbi Quality of COPD care in hospital outpatient clinics in Denmark: The KOLIBRI study
    Peter Lange
    Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
    Respir Med 103:1657-62. 2009
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  82. ncbi Minimizing delays in ovarian cancer diagnosis: an expansion of Andersen's model of 'total patient delay'
    Julie Evans
    DIPEx, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Fam Pract 24:48-55. 2007
    ..Studies of diagnostic delay in conditions with non-specific symptoms are rare...
  83. ncbi Increases in correct administration of chloroquine in the home and referral of sick children to health facilities through a community-based intervention in Bougouni District, Mali
    P J Winch
    Department of International Health, Social and Behavioral Interventions Program, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:481-90. 2003
    ..0% of referrals recorded in drug kit referral notebooks arrived at the health centre. Further research is needed to increase the effectiveness of the counselling and the community referral mechanism tested in this study...
  84. ncbi Coping with paediatric referral--Ugandan parents' experience
    Stefan Peterson
    WHO, Uganda
    Lancet 363:1955-6. 2004
    ..When referral is difficult, more specific IMCI referral criteria should be used and first-level health workers should be empowered to manage severely ill children...
  85. pmc Too far, too little, too late: a community-based case-control study of maternal mortality in rural west Maharashtra, India
    B R Ganatra
    KEM Hospital Research Centre, Pune, India
    Bull World Health Organ 76:591-8. 1998
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  86. pmc Turning liabilities into resources: informal village doctors and tuberculosis control in Bangladesh
    M A Hamid Salim
    Damien Foundation Bangladesh, Road 18, House 24, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Bull World Health Organ 84:479-84. 2006
    ..The large informal health workforce that exists in resource poor countries can be used to achieve public health goals. Involvement of village doctors in TB control has now become national policy in Bangladesh...
  87. ncbi Patient treatment preferences in localized prostate carcinoma: The influence of emotion, misconception, and anecdote
    Thomas D Denberg
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Colorado Health Outcomes Program, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colardo 80262, USA
    Cancer 107:620-30. 2006
    ..Thus, treatment should reflect trade-offs between the probability of curing disease and the desire to avoid treatment-associated side effects. Factors that actually influence patient treatment preferences are poorly understood...
  88. ncbi Late nephrology referral and mortality among patients with end-stage renal disease: a propensity score analysis
    Waqar H Kazmi
    Department of Nephrology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1808-14. 2004
    ..We examined the impact of timing of nephrology care relative to initiation of dialysis on mortality after initiation of dialysis...
  89. pmc Improving childhood malaria treatment and referral practices by training patent medicine vendors in rural south-east Nigeria
    Theodora A Okeke
    Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Enugu, P, O, Box 3295, Nigeria
    Malar J 8:260. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the feasibility and impact of training rural drug vendors on community-based malaria treatment and advice with referral of severe cases to a health facility...
  90. pmc Referral patterns and attitudes of primary care physicians towards chiropractors
    Barry R Greene
    Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:5. 2006
    ..The objectives of our study were to contrast the intra-professional referral patterns among PCPs with referral patterns to DCs, and to identify predictors of PCP referral to DCs...
  91. pmc Primary care consultation, hospital admission, sick leave and disability pension owing to neck and low back pain: a 12-year prospective cohort study in a rural population
    Sara A C Holmberg
    Research and Development Centre, Kronoberg County Council, Box 1223, SE 351 12 Växjö, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:66. 2006
    ..In this study we evaluate the magnitude of long-term health outcomes for neck and low back pain, taking possible confounders into account...
  92. pmc What drives referral from primary care physicians to mental health specialists? A randomized trial using actors portraying depressive symptoms
    Richard L Kravitz
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:584-9. 2006
    ..Referral from primary care to the mental health specialty sector is important but poorly understood...
  93. ncbi Unreferred chronic kidney disease: a longitudinal study
    Robert John
    Department of Renal Medicine, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury, Kent, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:825-35. 2004
    ..A better understanding of the epidemiological characteristics of the different stages of CKD and the associated adverse outcomes is needed to establish and implement appropriate management strategies...
  94. ncbi Quality of care for primary care patients with anxiety disorders
    Murray B Stein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0985, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2230-7. 2004
    ..This study evaluated quality of care for primary care patients with anxiety disorders in university-affiliated outpatient clinics in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Seattle...
  95. ncbi Collaborative mental health care versus care as usual in a primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Mirjam van Orden
    Research Department, Parnassia Bavo Group, Monsterseweg 83, The Hague, 2553 RJ, Netherlands
    Psychiatr Serv 60:74-9. 2009
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  96. pmc The quality of communication about older patients between hospital physicians and general practitioners: a panel study assessment
    Helge Garåsen
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:133. 2007
    ..The main objectives of this study were to assess the quality of the written communication between physicians and to estimate the number of patients that could have been treated at primary care level instead of at a general hospital...
  97. ncbi Diagnosing cognitive impairment and dementia in primary health care -- a more active approach is needed
    Minna Lopponen
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, General Practice, University of Turku, Finland
    Age Ageing 32:606-12. 2003
    ..to determine the documentation rate of dementia in primary health care, the clinical characteristics of patients with documented and undocumented dementia, and the diagnostic evaluations made in cognitive impairment...
  98. pmc Cluster randomised controlled trial of tailored interventions to improve the management of urinary tract infections in women and sore throat
    Signe Flottorp
    Department of Health Services Research, Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Welfare, PO Box 8054 Dep, N 0031 Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 325:367. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of tailored interventions to implement guidelines for urinary tract infections in women and sore throat...
  99. ncbi Early nephrology consultation can have an impact on outcome of acute kidney injury patients
    Daniela Ponce
    Department of Internal Medicine, Botucatu School of Medicine, UNESP, Botucatu, Brazil
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:3202-6. 2011
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  100. ncbi Risk factors for perinatal mortality in Arua regional referral hospital, West Nile, Uganda
    Beatrice Akello
    Mulago National Referral and Teaching Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    East Afr J Public Health 5:180-5. 2008
    ..In low-income countries, the majority of neonatal deaths occur during the perinatal period. The fourth millennium development goal of reducing child mortality cannot therefore be met without substantial reduction in perinatal deaths...
  101. ncbi Building capacity for childhood obesity prevention and treatment in the medical community: call to action
    Matthew Haemer
    Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 12700 E 19th Ave, C 225, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Pediatrics 128:S71-7. 2011
    ..For primary care providers and non-obesity specialists, effective strategies for changing practice and the potential benefits of addressing childhood obesity systematically are discussed...

Research Grants88

  1. ASK, ADVISE, REFER: Promoting Pharmacy-based Referrals to Tobacco Quitlines
    Karen S Hudmon; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. Prevention of Ovarian Cancer in Women Participating in Mammography
    Nicole Urban; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Impact of Information Prescriptions on Medication Adherence in ED Patients
    Nancy K Roderer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will evaluate whether giving people more information about their health and prescribed drug through an information prescription results in an improvement in medication adherence and health. ..
  4. National Consensus Conference on Community Paramedicine
    Douglas Kupas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Fundamentally, the community paramedicine model meets many Healthy People 2020 objectives by increasing access to primary and preventative health care by deploying existing resources in innovative ways. ! ..
  5. Referral Patterns and Risk of Early Revision after Primary Total Joint Arthroplas
    STEPHEN L LYMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  6. Non-invasive zoonotic pathogen exposure and outcome biomarkers with follow-up in
    Christopher D Heaney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  7. Yale Drug Abuse, Addiction, and HIV Research Scholars (Yale-DAHRS)
    PATRICK O'CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  8. Development of a Pediatric Mylelodysplastic Syndrome Patient Registry
    DAVID A contact WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. WI State Public Health Lab Capacity for SCID Screening
    CHARLES DENNIS BROKOPP; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our SCID-NBS program will not only produce essential baseline data (i.e. incidence rates in the target population), it will detect SCID afflicted newborns born in year 01 through 03. ..
  10. The Pittsburgh Cholestatic Liver Disease Consortium
    Benjamin L Shneider; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Pittsburgh Cholestatic Liver Disease Consortium at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is ideally suited to participate in these prospective investigations. ..
  11. Web-based Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) System for Breast Cancer Survivors
    JOHN CHRISTOPHER WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Health Information Technology for Chronic Kidney Disease Management
    Lipika Samal; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  13. Sleep Disordered Breathing and Growth in Children: A Longitudinal Cohort Study
    Karen Bonuck; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If SDB has a significant temporal association with GF in our longitudinal, multivariable analysis, there are strong clinical practice implications for the screening, referral, and treatment of children with GF. ..
  14. Integrating Perioperative Care into the Treatment of Hypertension
    ROBERT SCHONBERGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  15. Maternal genitourinary infections and adverse perinatal outcomes
    Abdullah Hel Baqui; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  16. Liver Tissue Engineering Through Three-Dimensional Hepatocyte Culture
    Tammy T Chang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Support through the K08 Career Development Award will be invaluable in helping me achieve my long-term career goal of becoming an independent surgeon-scientist with a research focus in liver tissue engineering. ..
  17. Partnership for Primary Care Imaging
    Stephen A Boppart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This Primary Care Imaging system addresses this critical need, and for the first time, brings advanced diagnostic imaging technology to the primary care office. ..
  18. Identification of Causal Variants at Novel GWAS Loci Associated with Lipid Traits
    DANIEL JAMES RADER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By utilizing extreme lipid phenotypes we expect to identify new causal genetic variants, and will then test these variants for their relationship to cardiovascular disease. ..
  19. Preventing Anthracycline Cardiovascular Toxicity with Statins
    William Gregory Hundley; Fiscal Year: 2013
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  20. Telehealth Outreach for Chronic Back Pain
    Joseph H Atkinson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Rigorously controlled clinical trials of the type proposed could contribute to more accessible, integrated pain treatment. ..
  21. Comparative Effectiveness of Post-Discharge Strategies for Hospitalized Smokers
    Nancy A Rigotti; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. Smoking cessation reduces risk and extends life expectancy. This project aims to identify a cost-effective strategy for delivering smoking cessation treatment to the nearly 4 million U.S. smokers who are hospitalized each year. ..
  22. Access to Liver Transplantation for Patients with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
    David Seth Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  23. Effect of White Matter Disease on Gait and Balance in Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
    Anand Viswanathan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Pregnancy complications, future cardiovascular disease risk factors and cardiovas
    NISHA INDRAVADAN PARIKH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  25. Treating Low-Income Smokers in the Hospital Emergency Department
    Steven L Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  26. Community-Academic Partnership: Building an Infrastructure to Improve Health for
    Beth A Marks; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  27. Establichment of CHLA's ChilDREN Clinical Center
    KASPER SAONUN WANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..ChiLDREN will facilitate the accrual of larger cohorts of patients with these rare diseases to advance knowledge and treatment of these devastating diseases. ..
  28. Portable Retinal Imaging Device for Urgent Referrals and Remote Treatment
    Matthew S Muller; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..If successful, a portable and low cost retinal camera will significantly lower the barriers to eye care among the underserved. ..
  29. Health Systems, Quality of Care, and Outcomes in SLE
    Edward H Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The project could help persons with SLE from low socioeconomic backgrounds by showing that referral to physicians providing high quality care will reduce disparities in outcomes. ..
  30. Randomized Controlled Study of Adenotonsillectomy for Childhood Sleep Apnea
    SUSAN S REDLINE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These data will be critical for defining treatment indications for a common surgical procedure, for identifying subgroups who require more intensive monitoring, and for understanding the co-morbidity of OSA. ..
  31. Integrative genomic analysis in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Josep M Llovet; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..5-2cm obtained from a prospective cohort of HCV-cirrhotic patients (Collaborator #2, University of Barcelona). ..
  32. Lay Health Worker Model to Reduce Liver Cancer Disparities in Asian Americans
    Hee Soon Juon; Fiscal Year: 2013
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  33. Intervening to Improve Birth Weight and Infant Respiratory Health in Rural Ghana
    PATRICK LOTT KINNEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed research will carefully examine the benefits of an intervention to improve infant birth weight and respiratory health in rural Ghana. ..
  34. Culturally Adapted Strategies to Enhance Kidney Donation in Native Communities
    Dedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2013
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  35. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network - Duke University Clinical Site
    Anthony G Visco; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  36. Variation in the Safety of Back Pain-Related Surgery
    Sohail K Mirza; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  37. Atrial Fibrillation: Bridging genetic discovery and clinical associations
    Steven A Lubitz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  38. The North Carolina Cleft Outcomes Study
    Ronald P Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results will improve understanding of short and long-term outcomes among children with OFC. This can enhance health and quality of life for children with these conditions and their families. ..
  39. CLINICAL TRIALS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SUPPORT
    Donald Stablein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Currently, data management and statistical support are provided for tracking secondary AMS/MDS treatment on any CTEP supported clinical trial. ..
  40. CLINICAL TRIALS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SUPPORT
    Donald Stablein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Currently, data management and statistical support are provided for tracking secondary AMS/MDS treatment on any CTEP supported clinical trial. ..
  41. Gender Equity-Focused, Male-Centered Family Planning for Rural India
    Niranjan Saggurti; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In-depth interviews will also be conducted with key informants from the village and public and rural health systems to assess sustainability and institutionalization of the model. ..
  42. Enhancing Clergy Suicide Prevention and Referral
    RICHARD CHARLES GOLDSWORTHY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As such, the resulting products should be well-received by faith leaders and their organizations as well as institutions which provide pre-professional and continuing education to them. ..
  43. Determining Prevalence of Acute Bilirubin Encephalopathy in Developing Countries
    Tina Marye Slusher; Fiscal Year: 2013
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  44. Citicoline Treatment of Methamphetamine Dependence
    PERRY FRANKLIN RENSHAW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The complementary measures of both neuropsychological function and multimodal neuroimaging following an 8-week citicoline trial will provide new insights and treatment strategies for this significant public health concern. ..
  45. Reducing geographic disparity in transplant access: Clinical and economic impact
    Krista L Lentine; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  46. In utero antidepressant exposures and risk for autism
    Roy H Perlis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Second, it will establish the utility of an EMR-based approach for studying pregnancy exposures and outcomes. ..
  47. National Estimates for Inpatient Care, Outcomes &Hospital Effect among Hispanics
    Amresh D Hanchate; Fiscal Year: 2013
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  48. Community Exercise and Metabolic Syndrome in Black Families
    Diane M Becker; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Outcomes will include changes in factors that affect cardiovascular risk. Long term-outcomes will be examined at 1 and 2 years. ..
  49. Trial of Nurse-delivered Alcohol Brief Intervention for Hospitalized Veterans
    Lauren Matukaitis Broyles; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will also code brief free-text perceptions responses using a modified grounded theory approach. ..
  50. Phone-Based Postpartum Continuing Care: Smoking Cessation Beginning in Pregnancy
    VICTORIA HOPE COLEMAN-COWGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
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  51. Optimizing Maternal-Child Health in Kenya
    ASOK ANTONY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Such studies are a necessary prelude to a larger community-based longitudinal project via a NIH R01 format. 1 ..
  52. HCV Disease Management in HIV- HCV Coinfected IDUs
    MARK SEBASTIAN SULKOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This research applies two highly innovative interventions, transient elastography and contingent behavioral reinforcement, to the evaluation and management of persons with HIV/HCV coinfection. ..
  53. Computed Tomography to Predict Response to Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
    Quynh A Truong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  54. Frailty and Risk Prediction in Older Adults Considering Kidney Transplantation
    Dorry Segev; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This research will address the growing public health challenge of deciding appropriate treatment options for over 300,000 older adults on dialysis in the US. ..
  55. Disseminating PAL
    Kathryn H Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2012
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  56. Collaborative Model Addressing Mental Health in the Perinatal Period
    Cynthia D Connelly; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. Stem Cell Transplantation in 2020: A Workforce and Infrastructure Assessment
    Edward Snyder; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This sustained 3-year initiative will provide momentum to drive change in health care policy and will allow adequate representation of national and regional stakeholders. ..
  58. Prevention of Dental Caries in Early Head Start Children
    RICHARD GARY ROZIER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The result of successful implementation of preventive dental programs should be less disease and improved quality of life among children and their families. ..
  59. Stellenbosch University Clinical Trial Unit, Cape Town, South Africa
    MARK FREDRIC COTTON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..James Mclntyre, Perinatal HIV Research Unit ACTG, Witwatersrand University. Though this co-mentoring partnership, the AIDs CRS is expected to be able to enroll subjects within six months of funding. ADMINISTRATIVE COMPONENT: ..
  60. Assessing the Accuracy of Self-Report of HIV Testing Behavior
    Karen J Chronister; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Therefore, it is imperative that the accuracy of self-reported HIV testing behavior be assessed and validated to determine the potential effect on the HIV incidence estimate. ..
  61. Preventing Maternal Depression in Head Start
    Michael Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Through an innovative, accessible, and scalable community-based intervention model, we aim to improve mental health outcomes for both at risk mothers and their children. ..
  62. Multi-institutional Consortium for CER in Diabetes Treatment and Prevention
    JOE VANDIVER SELBY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will be used to generate ongoing information on the occurrence, treatments and outcomes of diabetes and to conduct 2 studies of approaches to treating and preventing this condition. ..
  63. Dissemination of Tobacco Tactics versus 1-800-QUIT-NOW for Hospitalized Smokers
    Sonia A Duffy; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Cost-effectiveness will be assessed by constructing 3 ratios including the cost per quitter, cost per life-year saved, and the cost per quality- adjusted life-year saved. (End of Abstract) ..
  64. Minority-Based CCOP at UMDNJ-NJ Medical School/University Hospital Cancer Center
    Robert Wieder; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We outline a model that will ensure accrual of more than 50 minority patients a year each on cancer control and treatment trials. ..
  65. PS07-003, Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative
    SILVIA AMESTY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g, New Jersey, California, Connecticut, Minnesota, Rhode Island, and Maine). ..
  66. System-based Tracking and Treatment for Emergency Patients who Smoke: STTEPS
    Beth C Bock; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..By incorporating tobacco identification and treatment into the tracking software used at thousands of hospitals across the country, this research has a high likelihood of both translation into other settings and sustainability. ..
  67. Community-based Family Planning Intervention to Reduce Partner Violence
    Elizabeth Miller; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  68. Suboxone and Methadone for HIV Risk Reduction in Subutex Injectors
    GEORGE EDWARD WOODY; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  69. Failure to Utilize Diabetes Health Services Following a Referral
    Andrew John Karter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will help us better understand patients who are "falling through the cracks" despite full access to integrated health care, and allow healthcare delivery systems to modify their programs to better serve their membership. ..
  70. Adapting a web-based eating disorder program for oral health training
    Herbert H Severson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This training program will, increase the capacity for the delivery of eating disorder-specific secondary prevention among oral health providers, and ultimately increase the rates of treatment for people with eating disorders. ..
  71. Pharmacy Referral Intervention: IDU Access to Services
    Crystal M Fuller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A successful intervention will provide evidence that pharmacies can serve beyond mere syringe sales to more active engagement of IDUs for HIV prevention and referrals into health and social services. ..
  72. CHOLESTEROL TREATMENT MODEL FOR LOW INCOME PATIENTS
    Ross Simpson; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..We will survey all 190 community health center providers in the state and conduct a more detailed survey of six clinics using chart review and patient interviews...
  73. Tobacco Quitlines: An Adjunct to Dental Interventions
    Judith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, we will conduct an economic analysis to determine the relative cost effectiveness of each intervention. ..
  74. AIDS DEMONSTATION--THREE LEVELS OF METHADONE MAINTENANCE
    ANNA CHILDRESS; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Major outcome measures will include drug use, employment, crime, health care utilization, AIDS-related behaviors and the costs of care delivered to each patient during treatment...
  75. Comparative Effectiveness and Feasibility of SBIRT in a General Dental Clinic
    Thomas F Babor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The research described in this application could have significant implications on both clinical science and public health dentistry. ..
  76. A Web-based Tool for Assessing and Addressing Mental Health of Young Children
    Barbara Howard; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  77. Mechanisms for Racial Disparity in Preterm Birth
    Jane Hitti; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  78. Managed Care and Physician Satisfaction
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data Analysis: Multiple regression analysis to determine associations in Aims 1 and 2. ..
  79. Web-Based Training in Eating Disorder Prevention for Dental Professionals
    Herbert Severson; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  80. PROFILING THE NEEDS OF DYING CHILDREN
    JOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..They will also foster the development of the applicant's research skills so as to become an independent researcher addressing the needs of children with complex chronic conditions. ..
  81. Referrals for Dental Care from a Medical Office-Based Preventive Dental Program
    SALLY STEARNS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings from this study will contribute to the evidence for physicians' role in improving access to dental care and oral health status for underserved, low-income children. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  82. PHYSICIANS' DECISIONS REGARDING CEREBRAL PALSY REFERRAL
    Suzann Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1990
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  83. ADOLESCENT MEDICINE HIV/AIDS RESEARCH NETWORK
    Lisa Henry Reid; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Negative subjects will be matched for age, race, sex and location. We expect to retain 80% of HIV+ patients by the end of Year I and 65% of HIV- patients. ..
  84. Reducing Ethnic and Racial Bias in Screening for Psychiatric Disorders in Adolesc
    Margarita Alegria; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  85. Innovative Systems & Educational Tools to Advance an Established Diabetic Retinop
    GARY GREGORY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This technology has the potential to increase the awareness of PCPs and their patients of the significant risks of DR while advancing patient access and compliance with recommended annual eye examinations. ..
  86. Addiction Medicine Physicians and Care for Hepatitis C
    ALAIN LITWIN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Data from this study will have relevance to both drug abuse treatment policy and clinical practice. ..
  87. ENHANCING DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION IN COLORECTAL CANCER
    Ronald Myers; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Intervention Group 1 practices will receive usual care plus mailed CDE reminder-feedback. Intervention Group two practices will receive usual care, mailed CDE reminder-feedback, and two CDE academic detailing outreach visits. ..
  88. RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF THE BRIEF NEGOTIATED INTERVIEW
    Edward Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....